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Ceiling Fan Options
« on: January 05, 2019, 10:29:13 am »
Im looking to replace my ceiling fan in the livingroom with our remodel. I have dots and smartthings hub. What is the best route to go? Thank you. Would like to control fan and lights separate and be able to dim the lights.

Re: Ceiling Fan Options
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2019, 12:34:32 pm »
BOND  -  it looks to me that they are the only vendor offering a universal IR / RF hub that will do what you want.  Almost all other avenues require you to provide additional tech to make it work with a ceiling fan (DIY).

Re: Ceiling Fan Options
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2019, 12:52:05 pm »
BOND  -  it looks to me that they are the only vendor offering a universal IR / RF hub that will do what you want.  Almost all other avenues require you to provide additional tech to make it work with a ceiling fan (DIY).

I seen that. I pretty much just need to buy a fan that has a remote it looks like correct?

Re: Ceiling Fan Options
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2019, 08:40:38 am »
If you're remodeling the room and tearing into the walls, I would run an extra set of wires up to the fan so I could have separate switching circuits for the fan and light.  Once you have that, you have plenty of options

Re: Ceiling Fan Options
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2019, 09:20:42 am »
Yea I wasn't going that far and unfortunately, I have already finished the living room just need to replace the fan. That would have been a great idea though.

Re: Ceiling Fan Options
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2019, 08:40:23 am »
any idea how many wires are at the fan that you have to wire up?  If you have separate power wires for the fan and light, you can install a zwave relay on the lights.

https://www.amazon.com/Vision-Z-Wave-Micro-Switch-relay/dp/B00R883YKU

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Re: Ceiling Fan Options
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2019, 05:30:51 pm »
If you get a fan with a RF or IR remote, you can get it to work with a Broadlink RM Pro hub.
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Re: Ceiling Fan Options
« Reply #7 on: February 10, 2019, 06:46:34 pm »
Not all RF remotes work with Broadlink RM.  My 6 speed DC motor fan wouldn't.  However it works great with BOND!  Easy setup and one unit can control up to 6 fans and their lights.